Aluminum Siding Vs. Vinyl Siding

Aluminum Vs. Vinyl Siding

Last month, we here at Crown Remodeling put vinyl siding up against cement siding for a side-by-side comparison. This month, we’re taking a look at two popular exterior materials: vinyl siding and aluminum siding. Vinyl Siding There’s a reason why vinyl siding is so popular as an exterior housing material. Like we pointed out in our previous article, vinyl is a great … Read More

5 Top Maryland Realtors on Creating Curb Appeal

Curb Appeal Tips from Real Estate Agents

When selling your home, there are certain things that aren’t all that much work, but go a long way in making an impact to prospective buyers. One of those things is curb appeal. Think about it… When you pull up to a house, what’s the first thing you notice? The outside of it, right? The way it looks as you … Read More

A Side by Side: Vinyl and Cement Siding

When it comes to remodeling your home for energy efficiency and convenience, there is no improvement project quite like adding siding. Durable, efficient and low maintenance, adding siding to your home can increase your property value and help you avoid having to paint the exterior every few years. But when it comes to choosing the type of siding that is … Read More

Improve Your Home With Energy Efficient Windows!

Are you looking for a great way to improve your home? New or replacement windows offer a guaranteed way to increase the value of your home, save money, and enhance the comfort and look of your home. There’s never been a better time to consider new or replacement energy efficient windows. Find out why. What are Energy Efficient Windows? Energy efficient … Read More

The Earth May Not Be Flat But Your Roof Can Be!

Nothing caps off a mid-century modern home or historic brownstone quite like a flat roof. Likewise, flat roofs have long been the darling of commercial builders who prefer to house HVAC systems on the roofs of storefronts and strip malls around the Baltimore area. What is a flat roof? The answer may seem obvious, but defining a flat roof is … Read More

If a Roof was a Superhero, it Would Be Made of Steel!

Look, up in the sky! It’s a bird! It’s a plane! It’s a steel roof? Actually, if there was ever a superhero version of a roof, this would be it. Strong, virtually indestructible, and requiring very little maintenance, your steel roof can protect your home or commercial building for centuries without so much as a second thought. Steel Roof Styles … Read More

EPDM: Wellies (Rain Boots) For Your Roof

epdm roof

The most important characteristic of any roof is that it is weatherproof. Regardless of the materials used in a roof replacement, the most important function your roof has is keeping the contents of your building dry. That is why Ethylene Propylene Diene Monomer (EPDM) is the rubber roof of choice for all Crown Remodeling rubber roofing installation. But… What is … Read More

The Complete Buyers Guide to Asphalt Roof Shingles

asphalt roof shingles

When it comes to purchasing a new roof, there are more options than you can imagine. From slate to tile, metal to wood, the variety of roofing materials out there can make your head spin. Asphalt shingles remain the most popular choice for roofs throughout the Baltimore area. Even so, choosing to have a new roof installed from asphalt shingles … Read More

When is a Pitch Not a Pitch? (Roof Pitch)

roof pitch

If you are a sports fan, the first thing when you hear the term “pitch” has nothing to do with your roof. Your roof pitch can determine the type of roof on your home, the amount of rain gutter you need and whether a heating cable is necessary to protect your home from ice in the winter. If you’re in … Read More

Creating a Roof Overhead: A Look at Roof Trusses

When it comes to the roof on your home or commercial building, it is easy to take its structural integrity for granted. We assume that a roof will keep us dry, safe, warm, and protected from the Maryland elements. What most of us don’t realize is that a roof is a feat of physics that begins with roof trusses. For … Read More